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#1 Ghost Girl

Posted 27 February 2017 - 07:32 PM

Lovely EB, hoping you can help me as I sit here full of tears and sadness. My dear friends son has died in a tragic accident. I can't make it to the funeral (interstate, long trip away and I'm  currently too unwell). Im not religious but I know my friend is. So as you read this, if you can find a spot in your heart to say a prayer for him and my friend I would greatly appreciate it.
My heart is broken tonight from a life lost way to early.
Thankyou for taking the time to read.

Edited by Ghost Girl, 28 February 2017 - 06:32 AM.

#2 Mooples

Posted 27 February 2017 - 07:37 PM

I'm so sorry for you loss and especially that of your friend xxx

#3 Mose

Posted 27 February 2017 - 07:38 PM

I can do that!

hugs to you as well - being an unmanageable distance from a friend you want to support is the pits.

#4 Sabine75

Posted 27 February 2017 - 07:43 PM

I am so sorry - prayer has been said xx

#5 Ghost Girl

Posted 27 February 2017 - 07:46 PM

Thankyou all do much. It breaks my heart that she has to bury her son, noone should have to do it. He bought such joy to everyone around him. Life is just awful some times.

#6 Therese

Posted 27 February 2017 - 07:53 PM

I am sorry for your loss and for your friends loss. She and her family  will be in my thoughts.

#7 Guest_skooch_*

Posted 27 February 2017 - 08:08 PM

Prayers for your friend going out from my family tonight.

I'm so sorry

#8 Fossy

Posted 27 February 2017 - 08:15 PM

I'm so sorry for your dear friend, and for you. My thoughts and prayers are with you both.

#9 ELF_em_bee

Posted 27 February 2017 - 08:16 PM

I'm praying for your friend and her family and friends (including you). I pray that God gives you all his strength and comfort in the difficult time ahead.

#10 Fresh Start

Posted 27 February 2017 - 08:30 PM

I'm so sorry for your friend. I'm not religious either but my thoughts are with your friend and you.

#11 Percival

Posted 27 February 2017 - 08:35 PM

I'm so sorry for you and your friend.

#12 blueskies12

Posted 27 February 2017 - 08:39 PM

I will also keep your friend and her son in my prayers. Massive hugs to you.

#13 little lion

Posted 27 February 2017 - 11:26 PM

I'm sorry, I'm thinking of you and your friend at this awful time.

#14 Gateaugirl

Posted 28 February 2017 - 06:22 AM

That's awful, OP. Will also say a prayer for you and your friend.

#15 Ghost Girl

Posted 28 February 2017 - 06:31 AM

Thankyou all for your prayers. I'm just so sad, and I know my friend is just devestated. Life is just too cruel at the moment.

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